Preserved Projects

Film Archive

To date, the Academy’s active preservation program has preserved over 800 films. This list is updated on a
quarterly basis. Download
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BALZAC
Release Year:
1951
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Jean Vidal

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee
Partners
MoMA

BAMBI MEETS GODZILLA
Release Year:
1969
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
Marv Newland

Categories
Short, Animation

BARON MUNCHAUSEN -- PRODUCTION ELEMENT. GIANT'S HEAD REAR PROJECTION TEST
Release Year:
1940
Preserved Year:
2004
Filmmaker(s)
Ray Harryhausen

Categories
Short, Production elements

BATH
Release Year:
1969
Preserved Year:
2014
Filmmaker(s)
Penelope Spheeris

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
Release Year:
1942
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
John Ford

Categories
Short, Documentary
Collection
Academy War Film Collection
Awards
Documentary - Other (1942) Winner, Special Award

THE BEARD
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson

Categories
Short, Avant-garde, Advertising
Partners
Pacific Film Archive

BEAUTIFUL BRITISH COLUMBIA
Release Year:
1940
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Shelly Leon C. (producer), Ray Fernstrom (director of photography)

Categories
Short, Documentary
Partners
Sony Pictures Entertainment

BECKET
Release Year:
1964
Preserved Year:
2003
Filmmaker(s)
Peter Glenville

Categories
Feature
Awards
Actor Leading Role Nominee, Actor Supporting Role Nominee, Art Direction Nominee, Best Picture Nominee, Cinematography Nominee, Costume Design Nominee, Directing Nominee, Film Editing Nominee, Music (Scoring) Nominee, Sound Nominee, Writing Winner
Partners
The Film Foundation, MPI Home Video

BERTHA'S CHILDREN
Release Year:
1976
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Roberta Friedman, Grahame Weinbren

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

THE BIG COUNTRY
Release Year:
1958
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
William Wyler

Categories
Feature
Awards
Actor Supporting Role Winner, Music (Scoring) Nominee
Partners
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., The Film Foundation

THE BIG HEAT
Release Year:
1953
Preserved Year:
1997
Filmmaker(s)
Fritz Lang

Categories
Feature, Film Noir
Partners
Sony Pictures Entertainment

THE BIG SHOW
Release Year:
1926
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
George Terwilliger

Categories
Feature, Silent
Collection
New Zealand Project
Partners
National Film Preservation Foundation

THE BISHOP OF HOLLYWOOD
Release Year:
1924
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Fred Caldwell

Categories
Short, Silent

BLACK HULA
Release Year:
1988
Preserved Year:
2010
Filmmaker(s)
Marv Newland

Categories
Short, Animation

BLACK VISION
Release Year:
1965
Preserved Year:
2005
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BLACKHAWK FILMS COLLECTION. DICK GRACE CRASH REEL
Release Year:
1930
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Demo Reel

THE BLOOD SHIP
Release Year:
1927
Preserved Year:
1997
Filmmaker(s)
George B. Seitz

Categories
Feature, Silent
Partners
Sony Pictures Entertainment

BLUE MOSES
Release Year:
1962
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BLUE MOVIE
Release Year:
1970
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
David Rimmer

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

THE BLUES ACCORDIN' TO LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS
Release Year:
1968
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Les Blank, Skip Gerson

Categories
Short, Documentary

BOC GING
Release Year:
1969
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Ben Van Meter, Bob Comings

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BOMBER
Release Year:
1941
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Thomas Chalmers

Categories
Short, Documentary
Awards
Documentary Short Nominee

BONDAGE GIRL
Release Year:
1973
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
Chris Langdon

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BONDS MAKE HISTORY
Release Year:
1940
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Public service announcement

BOOK OF DEAD
Release Year:
1978
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Victor Faccinto

Categories
Short, Avant-garde, Animation

THE BOX
Release Year:
1967
Preserved Year:
2003
Filmmaker(s)
Fred Wolf

Categories
Short, Animation
Awards
Short Film (Animated) Winner

BRAKE FREE
Release Year:
1970
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Carson Davidson

Categories
Short, Live-Action

BRAVO! / KATHY'S DANCE
Release Year:
1977
Preserved Year:
2005
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Drew ( producer)

Categories
Short, Documentary

BRICOLAGE
Release Year:
1984
Preserved Year:
2014
Filmmaker(s)
David Rimmer

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BROUGHT TO ACTION!
Release Year:
1944
Preserved Year:
2009

Categories
Short
Collection
Academy War Film Collection

BUILDING MUIR BEACH HOUSE
Release Year:
1961
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Robert Nelson, Gunvor Nelson

Categories
Short, Home movie / amateur documentation

BUMP CITY
Release Year:
1964
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Pat O'Neill

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BURDEN OF DREAMS
Release Year:
1982
Preserved Year:
1999
Filmmaker(s)
Les Blank, Maureen Gosling

Categories
Feature

BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID
Release Year:
1969
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
George Roy Hill

Categories
Feature
Awards
Best Picture Nominee, Cinematography Winner, Directing Nominee, Music (Scoring) Winner, Music (Song) Winner, Sound Nominee, Writing Winner
Partners
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

BY THE LAKE
Release Year:
1986
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Chick Strand

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

BY THE SEA
Release Year:
1963
Preserved Year:
2007
Filmmaker(s)
Pat O'Neill, Robert Abel

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Pat O'Neill

CALLING ALL WORKERS
Release Year:
1941
Preserved Year:
2009

Categories
Short
Collection
Academy War Film Collection

CALYPSO'S CLOAK
Release Year:
1987
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
James Otis

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

CAMERA THRILLS
Release Year:
1935
Preserved Year:
2012

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Nominee
Partners
Library of Congress

CANADA CARRIES ON / WOMEN ARE WARRIORS
Release Year:
1942
Preserved Year:
2008
Filmmaker(s)
Stanley Hawes, Jane Marsh

Categories
Short, Series
Collection
Academy War Film Collection

CARNIVAL
Release Year:
ca.1955
Preserved Year:
2014
Filmmaker(s)
Donald Bevis, Jim May, Herb Hertel

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Collection
The iotaCenter Collection

CARNIVAL OF SOULS
Release Year:
1962
Preserved Year:
2012
Filmmaker(s)
Herk Harvey

Categories
Feature

CARRIAGE TRADE
Release Year:
1971
Preserved Year:
1998
Filmmaker(s)
Warren Sonbert

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Estate Project for Artists with AIDS

CARTOON LE MOUSSE
Release Year:
1979
Preserved Year:
2009
Filmmaker(s)
Chick Strand

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Pacific Film Archive, National Film Preservation Foundation

CASALS CONDUCTS: 1964
Release Year:
1964
Preserved Year:
2013
Filmmaker(s)
Lawrence Sturhahn

Categories
Short, Live-Action
Awards
Short Film (Live Action) Winner

CASTRO STREET
Release Year:
1966
Preserved Year:
2000
Filmmaker(s)
Bruce Baillie

Categories
Short, Avant-garde
Partners
Pacific Film Archive

CATFILM FOR KATY AND CYNNIE
Release Year:
1973
Preserved Year:
2011
Filmmaker(s)
Standish D. Lawder

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

CAT'S CRADLE
Release Year:
1959
Preserved Year:
2006
Filmmaker(s)
Stan Brakhage

Categories
Short, Avant-garde

CAVALCADE
Release Year:
1933
Preserved Year:
2002
Filmmaker(s)
Frank Lloyd

Categories
Feature
Awards
Actress Leading Role Nominee, Art Direction Winner, Best Picture Winner, Directing Winner
Partners
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

CAVALCADE OF THE ACADEMY AWARDS
Release Year:
1940
Preserved Year:
2001

Categories
AMPAS Professional Production